Set on the foothills of Shivalik, Zirakpur is a satellite town located towards the East of Chandigarh.Located about 12 km from Chandigarh, it is surrounded by Chandigarh towards North , Panchkula towards East, Dera Bassi towards South and S.A.S Nagar, Mohali towards West . Zirakpur is witnessing realty growth in the backdrop of swift connectivity and infrastructure initiatives.
Before the year 2000, the Zirakpur had a population of less than twenty thousand. Soon a small village Baltana, which is a part of Zirakpur now, started having some population growth being near to Panchkula and Chandigarh. From 2004 onward the city’s population started to increase rapidly, with booming property prices and the arrival of a large number of residential projects in the suburbs. The Zirakpur Municipal Council has population of 95,553 of which 50,497 are males while 45,056 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. By the year 2017, population in Zirakpur has increased to 2, 05,000 approx.
Due to limited availability of land parcels in the city of Chandigarh, property prices have become quite high. Thus, both investors and buyers have started to look out, which is why Zirakpur has evolved as a potential real estate hotspot. Moreover, the city boasts of well-built inter and intra city connectivity, which further adds to its appeal.
Zirakpur is located along the crossing of three highways namely Chandigarh-Ambala (NH-21), Kalka-Ambala (NH-22) and Zirakpur-Patiala Highway (NH-64).
It is a gateway to Haryana, Himachal, Chandigarh and Punjab. Due to limited availability of land parcels in the city of Chandigarh, property prices have become quite high.
Various premium categories of Hotels like Park Plaza, Ramada, Maryland, Mandarin, Regenta Almeida etc, in Zirakpur makes it a prosperous city and an important transit to Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.There are many famous eateries on Zirakpur Road which includes Fine Dining and Quick Service Restaurants like Sindhi Sweets, Ziaka, Shalimar, Sonu Sweets, Gopals, Bikaner wala, Baker’s Oven, Sub way, Sizzlers also, big Retail hyper market brands like Big Bazaar, Best Price and Metro are available here.
Zirakpur is at a drive of 8 minutes from Chandigarh International Airport New Terminal which became operational in the year 2015. An international airport always helps the commercial and residential growth in its neighborhood. With this new development, Zirakpur has become the preferred destination for NRIs as well as commercial bodies, business houses, cargo- related businesses and hospitality among-st others to establish their operational base. With the increased connectivity to international destinations, global companies will have ease in setting shop in this upcoming realty destination.